BWA implemented a specialized training workshop on Security Council Resolution 1325 and the role of women in achieving peace in the state of Kuwait

BWA implemented a specialized training workshop on Security Council Resolution 1325 and the role of women in achieving peace in the state of Kuwait

The Women’s Embracing Peace program in Bahrain Women’s Association organized an intensive training workshop on Security Council resolution 1325 and the role of women in achieving peace, to a group of women’s leaders in the State of Kuwait community.

The program which was organized over three consecutive days covered several important topics related to UNSCR 1325, such as peace keeping processes, Windhoek Declaration and Namibia Plan of Action, status of women in refugee camps, the concept of good offices as a peaceful means to reduce conflicts, taking gender perspectives in peace agreements and the role of women in peace building phase after war ends.

Civil society organizations who participated in the training program emphasized the importance of the role of organizations in spreading awareness on UNSCR 1325, and utilization of social media network to disseminate important points of the resolution, this was confirmed by E. Asma Rajab -head of  Women program in BWA- she said practicing  what came in the training program first starts on individual level and then through the dissemination of peace culture in the family and community level, there can be no peace on the external level, unless we practice it in our lives on daily basis.

Finally, participants expressed their thanks and appreciation for all the efforts made by BWA to conduct this program, emphasizing the great benefit they gained from this program, especially at this difficult time women are going through in the world.

 

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